1. 5 Reasons The White Sox Will Win the AL Central

    As we hit the home stretch of the MLB season, there's no clear-cut favorite in the American League Central. Now, if you had told me that it would be a two-team battle before the start of the ...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 796 reads 1 comments

  2. White Sox-Red Sox: Chicago and Boston Face Off in Important Wild-Card Battle

    All good plans have a backup plan—something to fall back on in case the master plan doesn't go right. For the White Sox, their master plan is to beat out the Minnesota Twins and win the AL Central...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 369 reads 1 comments

  3. AJ Pierzynski and Doug Eddings: A Match Made In Heaven

    Baseball is a funny sport, full of crazy little things that make it the greatest game in the world. Sunday's White Sox game was another example of this. The Rays were on the verge—just one out—away from sweeping the White Sox out of U...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 930 reads 5 comments

  4. Are the Chicago White Sox Hitting Their Stride?

    After their 15-3 win over Seattle on Wednesday afternoon, the White Sox moved to 8-1 in their last nine games. They've won their last three series, and it has been in dominant fashion, scoring 74 runs while allowing just 18...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 371 reads 8 comments

  5. How the Chicago White Sox Could Get a Playoff Push from the Republicans

    Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, if you are a White Sox fan, you have to at least appreciate the timing of the Republican National Convention, which will be held in Minneapolis/St...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 572 reads 6 comments

  6. Chicago White Sox in the Olympics: What Events Would They Compete In?

    With 2008 being the last year baseball will be played in the Olympics, MLB players (who couldn't even play in the Olympics anyways, as baseball is one of the few sports that still prohibits ...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 408 reads 4 comments

  7. Just How Big Of Trouble Are the White Sox In? Part II

    Yesterday, I wrote an article discussing the problems of the White Sox' rotation, and Javier Vazquez went out and threw eight dominant innings against Kansas City...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 139 reads 1 comments

  8. Just How Big of Trouble Are the Chicago White Sox In? Part I

    It's no secret: The White Sox haven't played like a playoff team since the All-Star break. They're 11-12 since July 15, allowing the Twins to stick around in the American League Central race...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 168 reads 3 comments

  9. Return of Jose Contreras Key to White Sox' Playoff Chances

    The White Sox welcome Jose Contreras back to the team tonight against Boston after a stint on the disabled list due to right elbow tendinitis, and injury that shelved him for nearly four weeks...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 217 reads 7 comments

  10. Quick Fix For Buehrle?

    Things haven't been going very well lately for Mark Buehrle, the longest-tenured pitcher on the White Sox. Buehrle has allowed 22 hits and 12 earned runs in his last two starts, coming against Minnesota and Kansas City...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 155 reads 5 comments

  11. Nick Swisher Home Run Sends White Sox to Dramatic Extra-Inning Win

    On Friday, July 25, the Detroit Tigers had their hearts ripped out by the Chicago White Sox. With two outs in the ninth inning and closer Todd Jones trying to nail down a one-run victory for ...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 413 reads 9 comments

  12. Safe at Home? Chicago White Sox Head Back to South Side for Crucial Stretch

    The 10-game road trip the White Sox embarked upon on July 25 started off well, with two intense wins at Comerica Park against the Detroit Tigers...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 233 reads 2 comments

  13. MLB's Wild Deadline Ends with New (38-Year Old) Kid on the Block

    Early yesterday morning, at 2:00 AM, rumors were swirling around the White Sox. There was talk of a massive, three-team trade involving the White Sox, Athletics, and Dodgers that would send closer ...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 221 reads 2 comments

  14. Back Lands Crede on Disabled List, but Never Fear: Josh Fields Is Here

    Joe Crede has been a big part of the White Sox' success in 2008, clubbing 17 home runs with 56 RBI while making the American League All-Star squad for the first time in his career...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 253 reads 6 comments

  15. Chicago's Other A-Ram: Alexei Ramirez An Unsung Key to White Sox' Success

    The 2008 Chicago White Sox have been full of surprises, from Carlos Quentin's league-leading 24 home runs to John Danks' sub-3.00 ERA to Gavin Floyd's ten wins before the All-Star break...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 476 reads 7 comments

  16. The Kiss of Death, Part II: Revised Second-Half American League Predictions

    Revised National League predictions American League East Preseason projection: Boston Red Sox Current leader: Boston Red Sox (57-40) Mid-season projection: Boston Red Sox It's ...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 298 reads 5 comments

  17. The Kiss of Death, Part II: Revised Second-Half National League Predictions

    The first half of the 2008 MLB season has come and gone, and it hasn't gone the way I thought it would. I had the World Series trophy fleeing to "The Cleve" behind an MVP year from the Indians' Travis Hafner...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 402 reads 7 comments

  18. Respect These Rangers

    Heading into the 2008 season, a quick scan of the White Sox's schedule would reveal what appeared to be an easy six-game road trip to Kansas City and Texas from July 8-13. That "easy" road trip has been anything but a breeze...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 313 reads 11 comments

  19. Memo to Ozzie Guillen: Stop Using Scott Linebrink to Close

    The closer role hasn't been a problem for the White Sox since the days of Billy Koch, Tom Gordon, and Damaso Marte...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 419 reads 11 comments

  20. Floyd, Sox Turn Trick on A's with 6-1 Win

    After two games in which the White Sox offense looked flat, the Sox hit three home runs to back starter Gavin Floyd in a 6-1 victory that halted a two-game losing streak and gave the first-place Sox their 50th win of the season...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 415 reads 1 comments

  21. Chicago White Sox First Half Review: The Bullpen

    At the midway point of the 2007 season, the White Sox bullpen was in shambles. David Aardsma, Andrew Sisco, Nick Masset, and Boone Logan all saw their ERAs soar to around 5.00 or higher...

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  22. Chicago White Sox First Half Review: The Offense

    Despite making two headline-grabbing trades for Orlando Cabrera and Nick Swisher, the biggest move White Sox General Manager Kenny Williams made in the offseason happened with little fanfare...

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  23. Chicago White Sox First-Half Review: The Starting Rotation

    After 81 games, the White Sox have a 46-35 record and a 1.5 game lead over the Minnesota Twins. This surprising turnaround has been largely due to the performance of the White Sox's starting rotation...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 225 reads 0 comments

  24. Behind Mark Buehrle, Sox Sweep Cubs in 5-1 Win

    There were a slew of differences between this weekend's Cubs-Sox series and last weekend's."Go Cubs Go" was replaced by "Let's Go Go-Go White Sox."A recent World Series Champion banner hung in the stadium...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 305 reads 4 comments

  25. Tigers 5, White Sox 1: The Good, Bad, and Indifferent

    Box Score Good Justin Verlander It wouldn't have mattered if the White Sox trotted out the American League All-Star team's lineup in tonight's loss...

    JJ S Written by JJ S about 6 years ago 310 reads 4 comments